Thinking About Alien: Isolation, Post-Nightmare

As I attempt to stay active in the realm of creating stuff and talking about things, I’ve been doing some video game streaming on Twitch and posting the videos on YouTube. With the recent attention on Alien again thanks to Neill Blomkamp, I replayed Alien: Isolation for the third time.

Maybe Blomkamp’s ‘Alien’ Should be a Reboot

So ALIEN 5 (I like to call it Alien S-2 since it seems to be an Aliens sequel) is apparently on its way from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp, and all indications suggest it’s going to put some strange pressures to the already twisted canon storyline of the Alien franchise.

Things I Liked in 2014: Alien: Isolation

Welp, 2014 is at an end, and it’s been an intense year in which my blogging experiment was put on indefinite hold. A lot of stuff happened, most of it kinda … bad. Eventually, I mean to maybe unpack all that here, including the things that I learned and the things that I struggle(d) to […]

‘Aliens’ is Ripley’s story, not Hicks’ story

In the early part of next year, there will be a game released that is a direct continuation of the storyline of Aliens. This pleases me to no end. But I have lots of reservations, and the most recent was one based on the fact that Gearbox, the developer behind the game (titled Aliens: Colonial […]

Thanks for the nightmares

Out of the darkness descends a shadow, unfolding from the somewhere unseen above. It curls down and drops to the gleaming metal floor below, at home in darkness, and only after it is standing at its full height do you realize it’s seven or eight feet tall. Light glints off its edges, giving you an […]